Kerala reduces Independence Day function to 15 minutes

As Kerala is continuing to struggle COVID-19, the state authorities has determined to restrict the Independence Day celebrations.All programmers including the country wide flag hoisting by using the Chief Minister can be finished inside 15 mins. The authorities has decided to restriction the celebrations as there had been probabilities of COVID-19 transmission due to crowding.

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan will arrive on the Central Stadium on Saturday at nine am. He will restriction his Independence Day speech to handiest three minutes. The customary parade can even no longer take area.

Earlier, it changed into determined to restriction the feature to 30 minutes. But the new selection got here after the country capital district, where the main Independence Day parade is to be held, have become the now worst affected Covid district in the kingdom.

On Friday, officials along with the Collector had tested COVID-19 high quality in Malappuram district.